Bobbin Lace



Residential course

Alison Thoburn

21 October 2022 to 24 October 2022

From £358 non-resident fee

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This course will suit all abilities of bobbin lacemakers from those just starting through to advanced. It covers English laces and many from the continent including Belgium, Spain and Russia. Many of the continental laces are taught with the aid of a colour-coded diagram to help students continue their work at home. Help and advice is available for the important related topics of thread choice, finishing and mounting lace.

Residential Fees From: £535.   Non Residential: £358

Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Monday.

Tutor information

Alison Thoburn has been making a wide range of laces for over 37 years and teaching lacemaking for over 14 years.  She has served on the Lace Guild Committee and taught at their Summer School.  She is a member of Devon Lace Teachers and currently serves as Secretary and Webmaster.  Alison has a particular interest in designing and pattern adaptation and incorporating colour into designs.

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Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.